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Ahlstrom introduces Ahlstrom Pleat2Save filtration media to enlarge its indoor air portfolio

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15/09/2014

Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, introduces Ahlstrom Pleat2Save, a new portfolio of products targeted for residential, commercial and healthcare HVAC (heating, ventilation and air condition) applications. Pleat2Save provides superior durability during demanding process and usage conditions compared to other similar products. "Ahlstrom Pleat2Save is a robust ...

Clean energy investment at risk from Scottish referendum vote

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16/09/2014

A vote by Scotland in favour of independence from the UK would be likely to damage clean energy investment, at least in the short term, as developers and banks are gripped by uncertainty over the future shape of the power market and incentives for renewables. Research from analysis company Bloomberg New Energy Finance, published this week, concludes that the negotiations between Scotland and the ...

Panasonic Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for Tenth Consecutive Year

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12/09/2014

Panasonic Corporation was named again in 2014 to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI World), one of the world's renowned socially responsible investment (SRI) indexes. This is the tenth consecutive year that the company was named to DJSI World since 2005. DJSI World is a stock index created by S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC in the US and RobecoSAM AG in Switzerland, which evaluate the ...

Introduction to workplace noise measurements and basic noise theory

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16/09/2014

The answers you need about workplace noise measurements and basic noise theory, from the noise at work measurement specialist and more, when you attend Pulsar's brand new Noise Awareness Courses in 2015. Noise regulations, and a basic understanding of noise theory and noise control is something that employers who are responsible for staff operating in noisy areas of over 80dB(A) need to be aware ...

Bruker launches all SDD-based fleet of Handheld XRF analyzers with the introduction of S1 TITAN model 500

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16/09/2014

Bruker Elemental introduces the new S1 TITAN model 500 handheld XRF analyzer. Designed as a fast and accurate alloy analyzer with the lowest total cost of ownership, the S1 TITAN model 500 features a large Silicon Drift Detector (SDD), a TITAN Detector ShieldTM, and is capable of detecting elements from Ti to U. With the introduction of the S1 TITAN model 500 and its latest SDD ...

Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

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16/09/2014

The drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and seals in natural gas wells. After looking at dozens of cases of suspected contamination, the scientists focused on eight hydraulically fractured wells in those states, where they ...

Ligin 2014: Bio4Energy Presenters Acknowledged

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15/09/2014

Bio4Energy would like to acknowledge its researchers who contributed a presentation to the Lignin 2014 conference, held 24-28 August at Umeå, Sweden. 'Smart' packaging designed to prolong the shelf-life of food Sandra Winestrand and colleagues at Umeå and Karlstad Universities Edited abstract: Extending the shelf-life of packaged food is a potential way of reducing food waste. One ...

LimnoTech Attends World Water Week Conference

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16/09/2014

Paul Freedman, Wendy Larson and Laura Weintraub attended World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden, Aug 31- Sep 2014. The conference assembled over 3,600 delegates from more than 140 countries across the globe to explore collaborative solutions to the world’s most urgent energy and water challenges. The conference provided an excellent opportunity to interact with clients and colleagues in the ...

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